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Best foundation for pale almost see thru people?

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TinyBarista Mon 27-Mar-17 21:35:30

Really struggle to find anything that evens out complexion and isn't orange. Also would like something which is easy to apply (usually one handed whilst entertaining DC).
Any hints, tips or recommendations? Budget not an issue just what something that works.
Have tried BB cream (orange), currently on Maxfactor but disappears midday.

TheWoollybacksWife Mon 27-Mar-17 21:41:27

DD2 who has very pale skin Casper wears Rimmel True Match (Blue lid) in the palest shade - I think it might be Ivory. It lasts very well on her.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Mon 27-Mar-17 21:44:41

The red haired young lady, from Girls Aloud, is it Nichola ?
She has a range of make up for very pale skin, it's called "Dainty Doll" I believe.

rachyconks Mon 27-Mar-17 21:46:50

Urban Decay all nighter shade 0.5 😁

Shelvesoutofbooks Mon 27-Mar-17 21:48:05

Revlon colourstay, make up forever ultra hd and too faced born this way.

Ollivander84 Mon 27-Mar-17 21:50:06

The ordinary a re bringing out foundation but it's pre order
I'm v v pale cool tones and use
Urban decay naked 0.5
Mac waterweight in NW10
Lancôme teint idole 24hrs 008 (this is the palest, don't be fooled by the 005!)
Revlon colour stay in Ivory
Loreal infallible in porcelain

PutThatPomBearBack Mon 27-Mar-17 21:50:39

The Body shop sell lightening foundation drops, I don't really need to use them but I've heard good things!

PollyPerky Mon 27-Mar-17 22:25:03

Bobbi Brown Alabaster
Nars Siberia

TheBadgersMadeMeDoIt Mon 27-Mar-17 22:39:08

Similar problem here. Max Factor Facefinity is the best I've found tbh. "Porcelain" in the winter and "Ivory" when I've had enough sun to progress to a shade above pale blue.

It lasts ok usually. Sometimes have to re-apply but it's so quick to touch-up I don't really mind.

PaperdollCartoon Mon 27-Mar-17 22:43:01

Illamasqua and Charlotte Tilbury both great for pale skin

Tawdrylocalbrouhaha Mon 27-Mar-17 22:44:08

I use Bobbi Brown foundation stick in Porcelain. The colour is very natural but I can't say the coverage is great. I still mourn the demise of Prescriptives, they had amazing foundations for pale skin.

squoosh Tue 28-Mar-17 00:35:22

Lancôme teint idole 24hrs 008 (this is the palest, don't be fooled by the 005)

Interesting! I tried the 005 and it was way too dark. Will nab a sample of 008.

Armani have a new foundation out that looks promising. Power Fabric I believe it's called.

Ollivander84 Tue 28-Mar-17 00:41:00

squoosh - the 008 is a new colour they've added, not sure why they added it there and not below the 005! It's paler and cool toned

TinyBarista Tue 28-Mar-17 20:47:30

Thanks all. Will gather some samples. Perfect foundation here I come!

RaindropsRoses Tue 28-Mar-17 21:51:46

I use Lily Lolo mineral foundation, you can order tester sizes too to try

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